Work Area: Telecoms

Two entrepreneurs obtain licence for CNN Brasil

BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão has helped US media conglomerate Turner license the branding and content of news channel CNN to a newly created Brazilian media group and its 24-hours news channel.

18 January 2019

Turner nets US$1.2 billion Chilean football TV deal

Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos has helped US broadcaster Turner acquire Chile’s largest sport broadcaster, securing the transmission rights to the Chilean football league for the next 15 years.

11 January 2019

CMS Colombia hires TMT partner as demand for practice rises

CMS Rodríguez-Azuero in Colombia has increased its partnership by hiring a technology, media and communications lawyer.

09 January 2019

Pinheiro Neto reaches 100 partners and re-elects Bertoldi for last term

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has promoted seven lawyers to partner in multiple practice areas, as its newly re-elected managing partner reports an unexpectedly strong year for revenue growth.

08 January 2019

LatAm-focused broadcaster expands footprint

Sheppard Mullin in Los Angeles and San Francisco and Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados in Buenos Aires have helped Spanish-language TV broadcaster Hemisphere acquire 75% equity interest in US counterpart Snap TV.

02 January 2019

Millicom acquires Panama’s Cable Onda for US$1 billion

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York and Galindo, Arias & López in Panama City have helped Luxembourg telecoms company Millicom acquire an 80% stake in Panama’s Cable Onda in a US$1 billion deal.

24 October 2018

Telecom Argentina gets US$500 million loan

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in Buenos Aires and New York and EGFA in Buenos Aires have helped Telecom Argentina obtain a US$500 million syndicated loan, which it will use to repay existing debt.

24 October 2018

CAF becomes newest lender in massive Altán Redes syndicated loan

Linklaters in New York and Garrigues (Mexico) have helped the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF) top up a US$1.8 billion syndicated loan granted to Mexican construction consortium Altán Redes with US$50 million in extra funding.

17 October 2018

IDB spurs broadband access in Ecuador through Telefónica loan

Allen & Overy LLP’s Washington, DC, office and Ferrere (Ecuador) have helped the Inter-American Development Bank’s IDB Invest provide a US$50 million credit facility to Telefónica in Ecuador.

12 October 2018

DMK renews Dominican baseball broadcast rights for client

DMK Abogados has helped Hemisphere Media renew its right to broadcast the Dominican Republic’s top league baseball games in the US following an arbitration dispute.

01 October 2018

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